SS HEROS (VHBP, LR/IMO) Valmistunut/completed: 1899.11, Scotland, Port Glasgow, Anderson Rodger and Co.
4500 dwt, 960 IHP, 96.57 x 13.38 x 6.25 m. Yard no. 343. Two cabins with bathrooms for passengers. Saloon for 12 persons. All the interior oak and mahogany, luxury. Sistership HYLOS.
1899.11: HEROS, homeport Kristinestad. A/B Navigator (G.W. Snellman). 1899.12.9: Maiden voyage to Buenos Aires. Cross trade service. 1913.6: homeport Helsinki. Company removed to Helsinki.
1915: BLAIRHALL, Clydesdale Nvigation Co.(G.Nisbet & Co). Delivery in Hull.
1918.7.26: enroute Middlesbrough - Tyne in ballast torpedoed by German submarine UC-40 three nm ENE of Sunderland. One person was killed.